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    Unfortunately didn't bring my ski gear back this...

    Unfortunately didn't bring my ski gear back this go-around but I'll surely have it in tow over Christmas in a few weeks; I'll reach out and maybe we can get some laps in.

    I started a debate at...
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    I'm back in the upstates for the week, hung with...

    I'm back in the upstates for the week, hung with the boys downtown at the Genny brew house last night, cream ale tastes so much better on draft when it's brewed across the street with that fresh high...
  3. burnt bread's better than no bread; thank god...

    burnt bread's better than no bread; thank god it's snowing, I think I'll have some soup for lunch
  4. I just saw Vail Resorts released a statement: "we...

    I just saw Vail Resorts released a statement: "we are happy to announce that we will be selling a limited number of camping season passes for the top of the 4Runner quad at Stowe for this upcoming...
  5. Thanks for the promo Wibbs; agree with Pinned,...

    Thanks for the promo Wibbs; agree with Pinned, it's been too long since I've got a physical ski mag and I'm stoked
  6. I heard they don't even groom their glades. Jay...

    I heard they don't even groom their glades. Jay sucks, tell your friends.
  7. You got a hot tub at your new spot? You any good...

    You got a hot tub at your new spot? You any good in the kitchen? I'll show you the goods in exchange for a few good tub sessions and some bowls of soup. I'm at the resort and out in the backcountry...
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    the Jay Country Store used to do dollar-an-ounce...

    the Jay Country Store used to do dollar-an-ounce prime rib on Friday and Saturday nights, 12/14/16 oz mongo slabs + potatoes and veggies for under $20. basically a gas station/general store with a...
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    I'll be venturing on an end-to-end I-90 upstate...

    I'll be venturing on an end-to-end I-90 upstate excursion this coming long weekend; Friday night in Albany, Saturday night in Buffalo, Sunday night in Rochester. Will report back with any relevant...
  10. their post on instagram about the parking...

    their post on instagram about the parking situation was an absolute bloodbath, and rightfully so; it's a greedy corporate money grab with no actual guarantee of parking, what a sham. serious lack of...
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    428513 unfortunately didn't get a good look at...

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    unfortunately didn't get a good look at the driver
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    this was beautifully written, thank you for...

    this was beautifully written, thank you for sharing. RIP to an unbelievable athlete; thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.
  13. Thread: Climbing Stoke

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    a few pics from Acadia National Park this weekend...

    a few pics from Acadia National Park this weekend up in Maine.. climbing out over the Atlantic Ocean sure is a cool experience and we scored super nice weather to boot

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  14. Negative; PGR has their own multi resort pass...

    Negative; PGR has their own multi resort pass called the Mission: Affordable Pass.. also, Jay will be the only resort owned by PGR this year that will be on the Indy Pass, none of their other...
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    since the Vermont Republic originally seceded...

    since the Vermont Republic originally seceded from Quebec and ruled themselves before being admitted into the US I feel it's only right for VT to lay claim to QC.

    As for the location of Upstate...
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    Bond

    Bond
  17. definitely includes the golf course, the new...

    definitely includes the golf course, the new athletic fields down the road, the employee housing, the ice rink, the lodges/land/condos, etc... and oh let's not forget about the waterpark!!

    I think...
  18. Best GM in the industry and it's not even close! ...

    Best GM in the industry and it's not even close!

    Very happy to see Jay in the hands of PGR and not one of the big guys.
  19. The tram got some major upgrades recently (I...

    The tram got some major upgrades recently (I believe it was 2016 & 2018; new trucks, new operating system/electronics, and new haul cables), the Flyer is still mint, the issues with both those lifts...
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    I also feel like their zone for Greater Niagara...

    I also feel like their zone for Greater Niagara stretches too far east. I saw a different map that calls it the Niagara Frontier, I like that a bit more if we're encapsulating a larger region, but if...
  21. Thread: Antiwork

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    that was my exact reaction following the meeting;...

    that was my exact reaction following the meeting; I think the ops manager is very out of touch with reality and agree with OldNew that I should have thrown it back in her face harder about our wages...
  22. Thread: Antiwork

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    I work as a construction PM for a large firm, and...

    I work as a construction PM for a large firm, and related to a lot of what was said earlier in this thread. in terms of the quote above here, I had a competing offer for another company, brought it...
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    this got me thinking, I wonder if we could use...

    this got me thinking, I wonder if we could use the typical dates of foliage change as a was to delineate the boundary line of the upstates. See below for a clip of the video:...
  24. The numbers for the sale of Jay add up, although...

    The numbers for the sale of Jay add up, although my personal belief is that I do think $58M is low

    I remember reading these figures a while back:
    - Total assets were assessed at $121M
    -...
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    my buddies and I used to race cafeteria trays...

    my buddies and I used to race cafeteria trays down the slope from the bottom of the lifts to the base lodge at Bristol on Friday nights while our parents hung out in the lodge and drank at aprs....
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    not sure what crab shack you speak of as I...

    not sure what crab shack you speak of as I haven't been up to Old Forge in quite some time, but we used to get fried food and ice cream at the Pied Piper, it was pretty okay if I remember correctly;...
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    It's kinda tough tho because 390 runs diagonally;...

    It's kinda tough tho because 390 runs diagonally; I think route 14 from Sodus down the west side of Seneca lake would be a better dividing line between WNY and CNY.
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    I'll ask my pops if he knows about the horsemen;...

    I'll ask my pops if he knows about the horsemen; a good buddy of his rolled with the Lords for a bit a long time ago.

    Never knew about any motorcycle gangs out in Penfield personally but I used...
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    Sierra is insufferable, I remember a while back...

    Sierra is insufferable, I remember a while back she got a ton of backlash on a couple of her posts about how she basically makes a living taking bikini pics but calls herself a pro-skier. I took...
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    I got some weather to bitch about - I'm pretty...

    I got some weather to bitch about - I'm pretty sick of the damned summertime surface winds up here in Boston.

    I live outside the city and ride my bike into the city for work. when it started...
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    You know, uh, his Dudeness, or Duder, or El...

    You know, uh, his Dudeness, or Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing
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    I think Salt Potatoes have been served at like 8...

    I think Salt Potatoes have been served at like 8 out of every 10 BBQ's/Grad Parties/Summer Birthday's that I've ever attended in the Upstates. Chicken Riggies are also great and usually get served at...
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    the Sawtooth's were seriously some of the best...

    the Sawtooth's were seriously some of the best scenery I've ever seen.. and I was just kidding about feeling like we were going to get our assess kicked at that bar, the guy at the BBQ truck and the...
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    I fondly remember driving the ball off that...

    I fondly remember driving the ball off that elevated tee box many times as a kid, pretty rare to get an opportunity to take a full swing on a mini golf course, good thing they have that big net...
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    thanks for the recs here... we took 15/26/93 thru...

    thanks for the recs here... we took 15/26/93 thru what felt like the middle of nowhere up to Mackay where we stopped for some roadside BBQ from a guy slingin' meat out of a pull-behind smoker...
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    my trip to the upstates this past weekend was an...

    my trip to the upstates this past weekend was an overwhelming success; beautiful sunset along I-90 on Thursday night, always love cruising that section of farmland east of Utica, truly feels like...
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    I'm a construction project manager so yea I pick...

    I'm a construction project manager so yea I pick up calls from unknown local numbers during normal business hours, could be a new foreman/subcontractor, etc. trying to get a question answered...
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    got flights Boston to Denver right before the...

    got flights Boston to Denver right before the prices soared at the end of April for a long weekend of spring skiing, paid like $280 round trip... going back out west on a rafting trip next week and...
  39. a really good friend of mine is on the Ammo...

    a really good friend of mine is on the Ammo Valley SAR crew and they got 4 calls on Saturday night - one for a tib/fib compound fracture and 3 hypothermia calls; he was on the response team for the...
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    T. Wahl's iced mug root beer is in fact the best...

    T. Wahl's iced mug root beer is in fact the best root beer in the world. I'll definitely try to hit Marge's as well, been a while since I've been up to the lake.
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    very excited to be venturing back home to the...

    very excited to be venturing back home to the upstates this weekend - major agenda items are as follows: a garbage plate at Nick's followed by some Abbott's ice cream, night out at the Rochester Jazz...
  42. I made it from Boston to our house in Jay in 3...

    I made it from Boston to our house in Jay in 3 hours flat twice this season, haulin' about 80+ with no stops... that being said, about 5 years ago I remember one night we got caught in hella traffic...
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    ill-advised I really admire your writing style...

    ill-advised I really admire your writing style and vulnerability. I remember seeing all of your posts in the other thread on here about places to live and I was truly impressed. you have many unique...
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    I'll be driving up from CO to Eastern OR for a...

    I'll be driving up from CO to Eastern OR for a rafting trip in a few weeks, cutting thru southern ID rippin' 84 the whole way... anywhere special I need to make a pitstop at?? Not lookin to attend...
  45. I searched around for some used Alpacka's and...

    I searched around for some used Alpacka's and one's in stock but ended up pulling the trigger on the MRS Alligator; I'll report back on how she runs. Me and the boys are heading for the Grande Ronde...
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    you know what they say.. the best part about...

    you know what they say.. the best part about Burlington is the view of New York
  47. resurrecting this thread from a few years back -...

    resurrecting this thread from a few years back - has anyone here had any experience with MRS rafts??

    I've rented an Alpacka for the South Fork of the Flathead last year and loved it. Rental didn't...
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    the headwaters of the Genny may be located in PA,...

    the headwaters of the Genny may be located in PA, however the photo that GravityLover shared is most definitely in Upstate NY.

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    my go to order used to be: cheeseburger plate,...

    my go to order used to be: cheeseburger plate, mac/beans, add home fries + onions; obviously smothered in meat sauce.

    Rochester is Upstate. Fact.
  50. facts. I talked to him at the tailgate party a...

    facts. I talked to him at the tailgate party a few weeks ago and he kept up the ongoing narrative that it was down to 2 buyers and that the sale would be finalized soon. He did confirm it's not Vail...
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